VILLA SAN MICHELE 5 estrellasVIA DOCCIA 4, Fiesole, Italia
The Hotel is situated on the hills of Fiesole, in the Tuscan countryside, overlooking the Arno river, the Chianti valley and Florence skyline, which imposes on the great dome of Cathedral. City historical center is reachable in just 15 minutes by car.. All rooms, large sized, are decorated with light creamy colours and elegantly furnished while respecting the sobriety of the monastic tradition, with inlaid chests, austere chairs and terracotta floors.. The wall fresco depicting the Last Supper stands in what was once the refectory of the monastery, now the hotel restaurant. On summer evenings, the restaurant porch becomes a truly charming environment where taste the flavors of Tuscan cuisine while enjoying the unique panorama of the valley of the Arno, on which stands the skyline of Florence. Cooking classes held at the hotel by renowned chefs are very popula.Some cooking lessons are tailored for children, too.. The hotel, originally built as a monastery, is considered today an artistic and cultural heritage of Italy, a true national treasure. Designed by Michelangelo, it has been restored keeping intact many architectural details, such as the small and sturdy wooden doors and the metal locks of the monks cells.. Portraits of monks campsite on the walls of the corridors, furnished with antiques.. The Cloister bar offers to hotel guests classic cocktails and the famous Tuscan wines tasting while the pool bar offers, instead, light lunch during the day. The outdoor pool is surrounded by an italian garden and overlooks the city of Florence, connected by a free shuttle bus every 14 minutes. A small fitness center is available for guests who want to devote themselves to their shape during their stay at Villa. High profile meetings and seminars can also be held at this property, thanks to the uniqueness of the environments and organizational support of absolute prestige. Theatrical performances, art exhibitions, concerts and ballets, gala dinners and marriages are fashionable events frequentely held at the hotel. LB0210.